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 Basic Linux Server Administration

Basics:Here are a few simple commands to be used from the SSH/VNC command line on most linux...

 Compromised Wordpress Cleanup and Recovery

Disclaimer: This is a simplified guide for recovering from a compromised wordpress installation....

 Getting Started

To first access your VPS, you may most easily connect via the VNC client in the DotBlock control...

 How can I change my OS?

This tutorial will show you how to change the operating system on your VPS ***THESE STEPS WILL...

 How can I contact support?

If you are already a customer, we recommend using our ticket system to easily track your...

 How can I manage my servers backups?

Please note that DotBlock is not responsible for maintaining backups of any data stored on our...

 How can I reinstall my server?

***THESE STEPS WILL RE-IMAGE YOUR MACHINE AND YOU WILL LOSE PREVIOUSLY STORED DATA. PLEASE USE...

 How do I add a DNS zone for my domain?

In order to use the DotBlock DNS management, you will want to point your domains' nameservers to...

 How do I change boot order, and change the CD/DVD image?

1. Log into your client area at http://cp.dotblock.com     2. Click “Manage Servers” at the...

 How do I re-direct non-https traffic to the https version of the website?

To re-direct a single site from http:// to https:// or https://www you would add the following...

 How do I reboot/power off/boot my server?

1. Log into your client area at http://cp.dotblock.com   2. Click “Manage Servers” at the top...

 How do I setup reverse DNS (rDNS/PTR)?

You can setup a reverse DNS record in your DotBlock Client area and following these steps:...

 How Do I Update the Nameservers for my Domain registered with DotBlock?

You can update the nameservers for your domain right through your DotBlock client...

 How do I upload files to my Linux server?

First, make sure you have a working ftp client. We recommend FileZilla. Most Linux Distributions...

 How do I VNC to my server?

1. First you will need to log in to your DotBlock client area,...

 How many domains can I host on my virtual machine?

You can host as many domains as you'd like as this is not limited however, you must make sure...

 How many IP addresses are provided with my VPS?

One IP address is provided with the establishment of your VPS account. Should you need to add...

 VNC, + Java issue: "Application Blocked by Security Settings"

ISSUE: When attempting to access the java-based VNC applet under the VNC icon in Manage Servers...

 What is a FCrDNS check?

A forward-confirmed reverse DNS check...

 What is ACPI?

ACPI stands for Advanced Configuration and Power Interface.  It provides an open standard for...

 Why are my emails being marked as spam?

If you are receiving bounceback messages or tags that your messages are being marked as spam and...

 How to Check for a Firewall Block

Our cPanel servers come pre-installed with ConfigServer Security & Firewall or 'CSF', which...